2023 Asian Daddy, Dead: Pitch-Black Humour Guaranteed!

Comedy (stand-up, artist(s) of colour)

  • Laughing Horse @ The Counting House - The Attic
  • 19:30
  • Aug 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Germany
  • Group: Moni Zhang Comedy
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of a sexual nature, Strong language/swearing
Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+ after 18:00
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Emerging from the ashes of her father's death, Moni Zhang brings you a dark and hilarious comedy show that will leave you gasping for air. With twisted and taboo humor, she makes light of her traumatic past, mental-health struggles and her relationship with her dead daddy. Warning: Dark comedy zone! Enter at your own risk! Brace yourself for a wild ride! Winner: Berlin New Stand-up Award 2019. 'Beautiful storytelling but overtly sexual' (Scotsman). 'Moni Zhang’s storytelling abilities are profound' (Entertainment-Now.com). 'Moni is a very intelligent, funny, and great performer' (Shazia Mirza).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Two flights of stairs
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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